Comfort Inn Toronto Airport
6355 Airport Rd.
Mississauga, ON L4V 1E4
Phone: (905) 677-7331
Fax: (905) 677-1752
As the name suggests, this hall of fame was made to honor all those who contributed to the sport of racing in Canada. Established in 1976, this hall of fame has annual inductees for horses, jockeys, horses and trainers.
Developed by the students of horticulture of Humber College in 1977, Humber College Arboretum is located behind its north campus. Spread across 250 acres (101 hectares), the beautiful arboretum is home to over 1700 types of animals and plants. Take a stroll in the garden to enjoy ornamental displays like Garden of the Rising moon. The Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology offers various informative and educational programs for people of all ages. The arboretum and the center can be booked for private as well as corporate events. Admission to the garden is free.
Located only a few minutes away from Toronto city, Centennial Park has many different facilities with options for everyone. A golf course, stadium and arena and much more are all part of this large park. Separate picnic areas are perfect for that day out with the kids.
Known for its magnificent architecture, the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir at Toronto is a masterpiece in itself. A Hindu worship place, this temple was built over 18 months and encompasses a large area of 18 acres (7.28 hectares). Located in close proximity to Etobicoke, it open throughout the year, for worship and visits alike. Displaying a royal sense of architecture, it makes use of 24,000 pieces of hand-carved marble, Indian pink stone and Turkish limestone. Open for visits throughout the day, the temple also boasts of a haveli, or a cultural center, along with a Hindu heritage museum. Dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan, the temple has a beautiful idol, that is centrally located in the building. Worship prayers, traditional rituals and devotional rites are conducted at the temple on a routine basis. Have a look at their website to know more.
Located in Etobicoke, Toronto, the Centennial Park Conservatory has three greenhouses for cactus, tropical plants and seasonal blossoming plants. The first Sunday of November showcases the Japanese mum. The Christmas show that begins from the second Sunday of December displays poinsettias of varied colors. There are carollers, apple cider and cookies that add to the Christmas magic. The Spring Show exhibits the hyacinths, Easter lilies and tulips. This conservatory is currently maintained by the Toronto Parks and is open year round for the public.
A flight-stimulation facility, Air Combat Zone is located at Dixie Road in Mississauga. The equipment used here artificially re-creates aircraft flight, and gives you an experience of flying. Hosting a range of events and programs, Air Combat Zone remains to be favorite among people of all ages. To visit the facility and know more about them, please have a look at the website.
Don Bosco Catholic Secondary School emphasizes on overall personality development of an individual. And to fulfill this purpose, the school provides high-quality academic education and extra-curricular activities including performing arts and athletics. For further information, check their website.
For decades, Glenforest Secondary School has been imparting quality education in Mississauga. Apart from the usual subjects, the school pays special attention to the physical and emotional development of its students, so that they study in a good and lively atmosphere and enjoy learning. The school gives equal importance to both academics and sports, this is evident from the range of activities organized for students such as badminton, science projects, volunteering, social events and clubs.
The Claireville Conservation Area is a protected area located in Brampton, Ontario. This area has a number of interesting features for all sorts of travelers, be it those looking for adventure, nature lovers or history lovers. Spanning different landscapes such as grassy plains and meadows to slight hills, creeks and wetlands, the park is home to a number of animals and birds such as rare white deer, bobolink, hairy woodpecker, indigo bunting and song sparrow among many others. Recreation activities include camping, dog walking, water sports, hiking, golfing and picnicking. The park area also has some historic heritage structures within its confines.
The Brampton Libraries date back to 1858 when it was founded in Mechanic's Institute of Brampton. Today the system includes five individual libraries serving various communities within Brampton and the nearby towns. The Chinguacousy Branch of Brampton is located on Central Park Drive in Bramalea neighborhood of the town. A hub for many activities and educational programs for children and teens, the library also features a gallery called Chinguacousy Library Gallery which has showcased great Canadian artists like David Blackwood and many more.
Completed in 1931, this building is the Grande Dame of Toronto's banking institutions. Designed by New York architects York and Sawyer, the 34-storied edifice casts a shadow of grandeur over the much larger structures that now dominate the city's Financial District. Located two blocks west of Yonge Street, this Romanesque building lends a sense of security to all who enter. The ground floor, with its banking rooms and grand lobbies, is decorated with wrought-iron detail and gilded moldings that offer a sense of part revenue and part reverence.
The Chinguacousy Park is a public park located in Brampton, Ontario. The park features beautiful gardens and greenhouses with colorful species of local flowers and a barn house, petting zoo and pony rides for your little ones. Sports enthusiasts need not be discouraged as the park has a number of playgrounds, volleyball courts, soccer and football fields, a mini golf field, a skate-park, and even a ski hill! The park also frequently organizes a lot of activities for different festivals and celebrations, inviting the local community to participate.